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A sea change in attitude: The underwater makeover on paradise island

Corals in Mauritius have been impacted by a "perfect storm" of climate change, pollution, the uncontrolled use of pesticides and herbicides, uncontrolled diving and snorkelling, and other human activities.

Calls grow for full investigation into BP-linked fuel causing ship incidents around the world
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Calls grow for full investigation into BP-linked fuel causing ship incidents around the world

Following an investigation into the BP-linked ship fuel associated with a major oil spill in Mauritius last summer, environmental and marine worker groups are now calling for a full and urgent investigation into the global ship fuel scandal.

Anger mounts over Mauritius oil spill
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Anger mounts over Mauritius oil spill

Islanders have joined together in an effort to contain an estimated 1,000 tons of fuel oil that leaked into the waters surrounding the picturesque nation off Africa’s eastern coast.
Ship leaking tons of oil off Mauritius breaks in two
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Ship leaking tons of oil off Mauritius breaks in two

The MV Wakashio struck a reef on July 25 and its hull began to crack after days of pounding waves and has now split in two
Off the African coast, a struggle to revive a battered fishery
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Off the African coast, a struggle to revive a battered fishery

The third-place winner of the 2018 Yale Environment 360 Video Contest looks at a campaign to enlist local fishermen to help reverse a sharp decline in the marine resources of the tiny island nation of Mauritius.
See how fishermen are working together to protect these lagoons
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See how fishermen are working together to protect these lagoons

In Mauritius, local fishermen are providing solutions and inspiring others to take simple actions that make a difference.
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